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Idioms about duplicate

    in duplicate, in two copies, especially two identical copies: Please type the letter in duplicate.

Origin of duplicate

First recorded in 1400鈥50; late Middle English, from Latin duplic膩tus (past participle of duplic膩re 鈥渢o make double鈥), equivalent to duplic- (stem of duplex ) duplex + -膩tus -ate1

synonym study for duplicate

4. See imitate.

OTHER WORDS FROM duplicate

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How to use duplicate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for duplicate

duplicate

adjective (藞dju藧pl瑟k瑟t)
noun (藞dju藧pl瑟k瑟t)
verb (藞dju藧pl瑟藢ke瑟t)

Derived forms of duplicate

duplicable (藞dju藧pl瑟k蓹bl), adjectiveduplicability, nounduplicately, adverbduplicative, adjective

Word Origin for duplicate

C15: from Latin duplic膩re to double, from duo two + plic膩re to fold
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